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Go Bigger and Go Home – A Look at Real Estate Upsizing

Have you, like millions of others, watched the whole tiny homes trend develop? People downsizing their possessions to such a degree that living in homes of 300 square feet or less is the foundation of this trend, and yet it remains strong. Only, it is not as strong as another trend, and that one is known as upsizing. As one article recently joked, “Downsizing? That’s so 2016. Housing trends indicate a move toward bigger, not tinier, homes…” Yet, this is also indicative of a corporate housing trend, too. What we mean is this – housing supplies in the larger...

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Why Remote Check-In Is Your New Best Friend in Furnished Rentals

Those who own furnished rentals know that there are many steps in the process of marketing, renting and handling such spaces. As one author recently explained, many owners “run their properties remotely, the smaller details of renting – such as key handover, check-ins and check-outs – can cause headaches and stress.” Add to that the fact that whether a renter is traveling or arriving for a work-related stay, there are any number of factors that can disrupt the schedule. That can make it impossible to do “in person” greetings and check-ins for corporate rentals. This is why remote...

Cheap Makeovers that Boost the Value of Your Rental Property or Home

When you’re ready to put your home on the market, you don’t want to have to sink thousands of dollars into upgrades and remodeling projects. The best time for those kinds of changes are while you’re living in the home anyways, and you can take advantage of those upgrades for at least a little while. When it comes time to sell, it’s all about making the home marketable and valuable in the eyes of prospective buyers. Fortunately, there are some relatively easy and inexpensive techniques you can use to boost your home’s value: Unclutter your home. This is the...

What is Corporate Housing?

If you’re a landlord or real estate investor and have never heard of corporate housing, you are missing out on a new real estate trend that could make you more money. Corporate housing is an industry that has existed for decades and last year reported $2.7 billion in domestic revenue. That said, the reality is most people have never heard of it unless they have been relocated or are a consultant. The other funny thing is a lot more people have stayed in corporate housing they just didn’t know it had a specific name. In today’s changing business and...